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28 minutes ago, DiePerske said:

Completely disagree. 

Then again, Forest green and yellow is one of my top five colour schemes, so I might be biased. 

 

Totally agree here. I much prefer the A's in forest green. It's the Jets who I could go either way on.

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15 hours ago, insert name said:

Black on the jerseys were used during what is arguably the worst period in Jets history (they’ve had many embarrassing moments but the 90s were the most brain dumb era ever). The current set ties in to their only shinning moment in history. This is the uniform the Jets need to hold on to for eternity.

They don’t need black, they don’t need a logo change, and they don’t need Nike getting their dirty hands involved in an entirely new set. All they need to do is lighten the green. 

It’s one simple job, a damn color change. Is that too much to ask? 

 

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23 hours ago, MCM0313 said:

O RLY?

 

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Yes, and their 80s-90s logo incorporated a jet as well. Lots of teams have logos that depict their nickname. But when someone says that Jets is "a name that should have some very interesting design possibilities," that seems to refer to the uniform, rather than just the helmet logo.

 

Also, that logo is garbage.

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Unpopular opinion: Love that Jets logo. It’s the first thing you’d think of when someone thinks planes, and it works brilliantly due to being so uncomplicated. Fix the shape and the horizontal stabilizers a little and it would be perfect. Maybe even add a small NY on the tail

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15 hours ago, kroywen said:

 

The A's look so much better with forest green. I could go either way on the Jets. Probably slightly prefer kelly green on the current template, but both look good.

Unfortunately, the Jets are not forest green or kelly green.  Theirs is some shade of olive drab that is not appealing.

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1 hour ago, Hat Boy said:

Unfortunately, the Jets are not forest green or kelly green.  Theirs is some shade of olive drab that is not appealing.

 

The crazy thing is, I'm fairly sure that the Jets' current shade of green is supposed to be the same shade as the Packers' forest green. (It's a slightly different shade than the Athletics, I believe, but only slightly.) For whatever reason, the green comes through perfectly normal on the Packers' uniforms, while the Jets are stuck with these multiple shades of drab olive that look hideous.

 

Pairing forest green with athletic gold will obviously change how the viewer perceives those colors, as compared to forest green against white, but the difference shouldn't be that great. There's likely some sort of manufacturing defect with the Jets' uniforms that cause them to appear so different from the Packers.

 

Trying to pull up ColorWerx to verify the correct shades, but for some reason that website's NFL page is taking forever to load.

 

On the manufacturing defect note - I loved how the Jets looked back when Reebok were making their jerseys. You can tell that's a similar or identical color to the Packers' shade of green. It's Nike that has made the Jets into an olive drab mess:

 

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versus 

 

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10 minutes ago, kroywen said:

 

The crazy thing is, I'm fairly sure that the Jets' current shade of green is supposed to be the same shade as the Packers' forest green. (It's a slightly different shade than the Athletics, I believe, but only slightly.) For whatever reason, the green comes through perfectly normal on the Packers' uniforms, while the Jets are stuck with these multiple shades of drab olive that look hideous.

 

Pairing forest green with athletic gold will obviously change how the viewer perceives those colors, as compared to forest green against white, but the difference shouldn't be that great. There's likely some sort of manufacturing defect with the Jets' uniforms that cause them to appear so different from the Packers.

 

Trying to pull up ColorWerx to verify the correct shades, but for some reason that website's NFL page is taking forever to load.

 

On the manufacturing defect note - I loved how the Jets looked back when Reebok were making their jerseys. You can tell that's a similar or identical color to the Packers' shade of green. It's Nike that has made the Jets into an olive drab mess:

 

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versus 

 

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The Packers are one of 2 teams that, as of now, have never switched to the Nike sets. That’s why their uniform looks the same as before and I hope to god it stays like that. 

Nike butchered the hell out of the Jets. It went from a modern classic to a damn mess. 

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8 hours ago, whitedawg22 said:

Also, that logo is awesome.

FTFY

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5 hours ago, insert name said:

The Packers are one of 2 teams that, as of now, have never switched to the Nike sets. That’s why their uniform looks the same as before and I hope to god it stays like that. 

Nike butchered the hell out of the Jets. It went from a modern classic to a damn mess. 

 

Had forgotten that, but you're right. The Packers would probably have the same drab colors and mismatched panels as the Jets had they moved to the Nike sets.

 

I don't think I've ever seen a manufacturer butcher an existing uniform quite the way that Nike did with the Jets. Not talking about rolling out a poor new design, a la the Browns - I mean butchering the simple manufacturing of a uniform. The Jets have to have the sloppiest looking uniform in all of sports right now - the mismatching panels and completely incorrect shades of green look like a cheap Chinese knock-off of a professional uniform. There's flaws in the Nike template that are present on most/all NFL teams, but for some reason, they just cannot get the Jets' green uniforms right. And worse yet, other manufacturers had no problem with it for a decade+ beforehand. It's unbelievable.

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11 minutes ago, kroywen said:

 

Had forgotten that, but you're right. The Packers would probably have the same drab colors and mismatched panels as the Jets had they moved to the Nike sets.

 

I don't think I've ever seen a manufacturer butcher an existing uniform quite the way that Nike did with the Jets. Not talking about rolling out a poor new design, a la the Browns - I mean butchering the simple manufacturing of a uniform. The Jets have to have the sloppiest looking uniform in all of sports right now - the mismatching panels and completely incorrect shades of green look like a cheap Chinese knock-off of a professional uniform. There's flaws in the Nike template that are present on most/all NFL teams, but for some reason, they just cannot get the Jets' green uniforms right. And worse yet, other manufacturers had no problem with it for a decade+ beforehand. It's unbelievable.

I think they've gotten better, but it was really, really bad at one point. They reached unintentional Irish rainbow status. 

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1 hour ago, Cosmic said:

I think they've gotten better, but it was really, really bad at one point. They reached unintentional Irish rainbow status. 

 

It has definitely gotten a bit better, but it's still pretty damn bad. That above picture I posted (repeated below) is from 2017. It's probably the worst example of unintentional Irish rainbow I've seen from this past season, but there's no reason that this should ever happen:

 

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17 minutes ago, kroywen said:

 

It has definitely gotten a bit better, but it's still pretty damn bad. That above picture I posted (repeated below) is from 2017. It's probably the worst example of unintentional Irish rainbow I've seen from this past season, but there's no reason that this should ever happen:

 

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Actually, if I’m not mistaken, that appears to be a 2016 image. The 2017 Jets updated to the new vapor untouchable template:

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The updated template greatly improved the color, in my opinion at least

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7 hours ago, jn8 said:

Actually, if I’m not mistaken, that appears to be a 2016 image. The 2017 Jets updated to the new vapor untouchable template:

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The updated template greatly improved the color, in my opinion at least

 

I think you're right - Getty Images had that marked as a 2017 image, but looking at it closely, I'm guessing it's from December 2015 against the Titans. That's definitely the pre-2017 template. Much better, though still a tiny bit off from the pre-Nike Jets' shade of green:

 

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I hate how Nike does the Jets shoulder stripe. After the shoulder cap, it shouldn’t be the same color for the next stripe. Always bugs me. 

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48 minutes ago, BJ Sands said:

I hate how Nike does the Jets shoulder stripe. After the shoulder cap, it shouldn’t be the same color for the next stripe. Always bugs me. 

I couldn't agree more. For the longest time, I knew something was different with the Nike change, but I couldn't put my finger on it. Finally I noticed that the stripes were off and it has driven me nuts ever since.

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i absolutely love the Red Sox navy blue alternates. When the Sox play up the navy and use red for accents, like the cap, I think they look amazing. It isn't better than the home or road, but I absolutely love every time I see them in navy.

 

The red jersey? Never been much of a fan...

 

but I do prefer navy blue undershirts on the home/road.

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I don't think the Tampa Bay (Devil) Rays have ever looked all that good.

 

The first set had potential with that gradient, but they couldn't figure out whether to use those colors elsewhere and, if so, which ones - for example, I have a (mass-produced, but) prototype batting helmet that is black with the gradient ray and a purple bill. They managed to be both too bright and (with all the black) too dark at the same time, and their early uniforms somehow looked expansion-y, more so than those of any other Big 4 team I've ever seen (except maybe the expansion Buccaneers). 

 

Their second set, the green and black, gets the most love on here, but the green was too dark to properly contrast with the black, and the design was too 2000-05 for my tastes, plus I don't think their vest(s) from that time looked all that great (actually, I thought most of the vests introduced in that time period looked wrong, for that matter, although I'm not a huge fan of vests in baseball anyway). 

 

And, of course, their current uses that generic Times New Roman wordmark, and overemphasizes navy blue at the expense of light blue and yellow. A new look for this franchise is something I'd like to see. Reduce navy to trim and reduce the emphasis on the wordmark.

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The old ABA Floridians colors are the most Florida colors ever.  I feel like the Rays could pull them off with minimal effort.

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15 hours ago, NicDB said:

The old ABA Floridians colors are the most Florida colors ever.  I feel like the Rays could pull them off with minimal effort.

Perhaps, but they already have a good color scheme, just with questionable color balance.

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On 5/10/2018 at 9:09 AM, 8BW14 said:

I couldn't agree more. For the longest time, I knew something was different with the Nike change, but I couldn't put my finger on it. Finally I noticed that the stripes were off and it has driven me nuts ever since.

I agree as well and have been preaching it for years, but it actually started pre-nike.. The late Reebok versions were the same way, but somehow didn't look quite as bad.. Either way, the shoulder stripes should be only 2 stripes, but if they're going to go with the standard 3-stripe look, the outer stripes should be the jersey body color, with the center stripe being the sleeve color

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